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US envoy: Coronavirus makes prisoner releases by Kabul, Taliban 'urgent'

U.S. Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Wednesday said the coronavirus pandemic made prisoner releases by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's government and the Taliban "urgent" and that they should begin "as soon as possible."
"No prisoners have been released to date despite the commitment to do so expressed by both sides," U.S. Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said on Twitter.
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